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Kalbelia Dance

Kalbelia, the traditional dance of Kalbelia tribe in the state of Rajasthan resembles the main and age-old occupation of this tribe catching snakes and trading snake venom. Hence the dance movements and the costumes are similar to that of the snakes. The Kalbelia dance, performed to celebrate any joyful moment in the community, is an integral part of their culture. Featured in this video is the fascinating Kalbelia dance performed by the women of Kalbelia tribe in one of the streets in Rajasthan state of India.